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Fëanor was first called Finwion ("Finwë's son"), but when he soon showed his talent, it was changed to Curufinwë. This name was also given to his son Curufin, whose Sindarin name is a condensed form. The short form was Curvo.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names", entry "Fëanor"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Three. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: (II) The Second Phase: Laws and Customs among the Eldar, Of Naming", p. 217
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "XI. The Shibboleth of Fëanor", p. 352